March 27, 2019

With family by his side, Paul Frederick Windover passed away March 22. He was 78.

Paul was the second generation operator of Windover Nurseries in Petrolia, Ont., a member of Landscape Ontario's London Chapter since 1973. Paul was also a charter member of Ontario Nursery Trades Association (ONTA), where he was named Junior Nurserymen of the year in 1973.

Paul will be missed by his wife of 57 years, Jean (nee Oriet). He will be lovingly missed by children: Ira (Elsie) Windover and Carrie Farmer, grandchildren Lindsay and Brian Pitts, Greg Farmer, Clive Windover, Brandy and Dan Martin. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Joseph (1992) and Ruth (1985), his brother, Lloyd (2010) and his wife, Ruth Ann (2016). He is survived by Lloyd and Ruth Ann’s sons, Jamie, Darcy, Michael, and Corey. He will also be missed by his wife's siblings, Betty Alderman and Doug Henderson, Fred and Donna Oriet, and Pat and Rob Cumming and their families.

A funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, followed by interment at Hillsdale Cemetery in Petrolia.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation at Memories and condolences may be shared online at

Paul Windover